Among the top off-road SUV models existing in the present market, Toyota 4Runner is undoubtedly one robust model! If that’s the case, then car enthusiasts have lots of reasons to smile as the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is going to offer more features and more power. It is expected to be bigger and wider and is also said to host a good stack of mind-boggling specifications. Though there are no confirmations regarding it, as per rumors, it is a lock that the upgrade will take place soon. Let’s take a glance at some of the chief specifications which are expected to take place in the new generation 4Runner.
2018 Toyota 4Runner: Engine and Fuel Economy
A 3.5-liter V6 turbocharged engine might exist under its hood and is believed to churn up 270 HP and around 260 lb-ft of torque. The 2018 model engine ability appears to be on the same plane with another splendid vehicle namely – Tacoma. So, one can expect that Toyota 4Runner to get a tweak in its engine specs slightly, just to enhance its low-end torque. Its fuel economy is also good and would be around 17 mpg within the city, 21 mpg on freeways and also 18.5 mpg overall as combined!
Alongside its power improvements, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is also expected to be superior in its fuel efficiency. The inclusion of a diesel hybrid engine is another rumor which is said to take place in this new model, but it is very unlikely. This is because it could make the new model weighty and hamper its driving performance. Its engine will also accompany a 6-speed auto gearbox mated with either a rear wheel drive or an all-wheel drive system.
Exterior and Interior Specs
As per the industry conjectures, this 2018 Toyota 4Runner will come with a host of new features and modifications. New headlights and taillights will replace the older ones, and it will incorporate new LEDs. The body could be more brutal in look and host some sharp curves and lines to give it that oomph factor. The new set wheels having aluminum alloy is also expected. Some early evidences also state that it could adopt some styling cues from the Land Rover model. This is as much as what could be revealed at this point and details of its complete specification is still unknown.
There are talks of inclusion of an upgraded navigation system. The 2018 Toyota 4 Runner base models will adopt soft plastics for the vehicle cabin from its existing model. The conservative dashboard will make way for this new one. The latest infotainment system and display screen will be seen as new incorporation.
New and comfortable driving seats with top quality upholstery are also anticipated. Due to its increase in dimension, this new model will offer more legroom and more cargo space. With these inclusions, car enthusiasts can expect that the vehicle to have better smartphone connectivity features and a superior cooling system for uniform cooling throughout the cabin.
Estimated Price and Arrival
This new 2018 Toyota 4Runner is expected to hit showrooms in early 2018. The price of this model could be somewhere around $36,000.